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Director of Legal/Head of Legal – California (Remote Work Opportunity)

Location
California
Job Type
Full-time
Practice Areas
General Corporate, Other
Company Name
Solutus Legal Search
Job Title
Director of Legal/Head of Legal – California (Remote Work Opportunity)

Description

Our client, leading post-acute healthcare provider in California, has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search to assist the Company in its search for its first in-house attorney. This legal executive will report directly to the CEO and will be responsible for managing the legal function. This role can be located anywhere throughout California and offers the successful candidate a remote work opportunity. The CEO is located in the San Francisco, but other top execs are dispersed throughout the US.

The ideal candidate has some experience in the healthcare industry and possesses strong knowledge of employment as well as litigation management and compliance matters. S/he will also have commercial and general corporate experience and will bring to the role strong business acumen to the organization. Other ideal qualities include:

  • 7-10 years of experience practicing law ideally in house, but our client will consider strong law firm attorneys with relevant experience.
  • JD from an accredited law school and admitted to practice in good standing, preferably in California.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage outside counsel.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent understanding of California employment laws.
  • Confident, ability to work independently, ability to solve problems efficiently.

In this leadership role, this legal executive will:

  • Provide strategic legal advice to the leadership team on various legal matters.
  • Lead all aspects of the Company’s legal function including employment, general corporate matters and commercial contracts, compliance and legal operations.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of agreements and documents, develop policies, processes and systems where needed.
  • Develop an in-house legal function that oversees the delivery of legal services to achieve corporate goals and key results.
  • Manage outside counsel.

Our client has been recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies for the last 2 years. It has also been awarded Best Workplaces in California by Bay Area News for the past 2 years.

This is a fantastic opportunity and Solutus Legal Search is thrilled to be working with the company on an exclusive basis for this search partnership. Interested candidates may contact us at search@solutuslegal.com. Candidates applying directly to the company will be redirected to Solutus for consideration.

Ref. #719-SLS

 

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